Editorial

Outward retrospection

As we wrap up 2015, this is the opportune time to take stock of the year that has past and look at issues, topics and events that were at the […]

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Bill to deal with debt collection issues

The flagrant abuses prevalent in the collection of debts have been widely reported in the media with recent cases highlighting attorneys’ involvement in such matters. These issues have plagued the […]

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It’s that time of the year again for AGMs and conferences

As we head towards the end of the year, this is the time when different organisations hold their annual general meetings  (AGMs) or annual conferences. Practitioners may ask themselves, is […]

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Legal Practice Act: What’s happening now?

Since the enactment of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 in September 2014, reasonable progress has been made. To recapitulate, the organised legal profession has entered the transitional phase […]

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Debt collection system to be changed

In trying to curtail the abuse of the debt recovery procedure system, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development released a statement to say that it is finalising the Magistrates’ […]

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Solicitor-general to head Office of the State Attorney

The then Minister of Justice, Jeff Radebe, introduced the idea of appointing the country’s first solicitor-general in 2012. At the time, Minister Radebe said: ‘The solicitor-general will be the state’s […]

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Xenophobia quo vadis?

By Mapula Thebe – editor South Africa is hailed as having one of the best constitutions in the world, yet in April as the country was about to celebrate 21 […]

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RAF loses Constitutional Court case on grants amid fraud allegations

By Mapula Thebe – editor On 20 April The Constitutional Court, ruled against the Road Accident Fund (RAF) in a matter pertaining to foster care grants. In Coughlan NO v […]

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Exciting times ahead

By Mapula Thebe – editor In the next few months, De Rebus will be embarking on a process of redesigning its website so that it can be accessible on all […]

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What every attorney should know about the Legal Practice Act

By Mapula Thebe – editor After a long period of waiting the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA) was published in Government Gazette 38022 on 22 September 2014. In […]

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